Category Archives: Fiction

Parenting by Gloria Garfunkel

I look out the window and see a mother in her sari walking at dusk with her little son who is chattering away as she focuses all of her attention on a conversation with her red cell phone, ignoring her … Continue reading

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The Fiction and Interests of Kristi Rathbun-Nimmo, Chantwood Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief – by M. Talley

**** Knowledge: Fear by Kristi Rathbun-Nimmo Lord Bostwick approached the dais with hesitation. The Candle Stone cast a humming glow inside the basin. “And you’re certain this will work?” Abraxis didn’t miss the desperation in Lord Bostwick’s voice, nor the … Continue reading

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At the Driftwood Motel

The first time I said it aloud, I felt free. The words rolled out of my mouth like birds released from a cage. I was standing in a seedy motel room in front of my dog. I said it again, “My husband is dead.” Continue reading

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Iraq Insomnia by Gloria Garfunkel

I can’t get Evan to sleep in his own bed, no matter what I do. I’ve gotten him as far as sleeping on the floor next to my bed, on the rug with the dog, but I feel so guilty. … Continue reading

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